Troop 465 The Official Website of
Boy Scout Troop 465 Hickory Flat, GA




2018 Summer Camp Registration Is Open!

 

The truth is boys join scouting to go camping. Summer camp is FUN! Summer camp helps boys develop character, citizenship, and personal fitness. Scouts learn and explore as they find adventure.

Make sure your Scout does not miss the opportunities of summer camp.

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Troop 465 History Project

John Ballard and Nancy Wick, along with several others, have been collecting items for some time for the Troop 465 history project, and would like your input and help.

If you have any photos, news articles, personal stories that you would like to scan, and send us, or let us borrow them to scan them for this history project, it would be most helpful.

Dan Warner is putting a draft document together for John Ballard to edit. We would like to have a first cut edited version by the end of 2017 if possible. We would then have several review meetings where we could use your comments and inputs. We have a number of items, including all the yearly rosters, but could always use more stories of your memories of the Troop.

In addition to the history document, we plan to set up a history museum in the not too distant future to display the photos and other articles. Many of these items will also enhance our website.

Some of the items needed are a list of the Troop activities and their locations over the years, such as, canoeing, kayaking, whitewater, backpacking, hiking, camping, summer camps, training, exploring caves, historical trips, Philmont treks, Seabase trips, Eagle projects, Courts of Honor, and many more.

With many of you helping (both past and present Troop members and families) this can be a very rewarding project!!!

We also need photographs of the Vaughn Rd Scout hut, or maybe someone could take some current pictures of it.

Please submit your items to Dan Warner at dfwarner2013@gmail.com, or call him at 678-488-5925, or stop by the Scout hut on Monday nights.

Thank you for your assistance,

Troop 465 History Committee

The purpose of the Boy Scouts of America, incorporated on February 8, 1910, and chartered by Congress in 1916, is to:

Provide an educational program for boys and young adults to build character.

Train in the responsibilities of participating citizenship.

Develop personal fitness.

How you can get involved:

JOIN as a youth member with Troop 465.

VOLUNTEER as a Troop Committee member or Assistant Scoutmaster

GIVE to 465 Alumni Inc. to support Troop 465's sponsor.

  Serving youth for over 50 years, Troop 465 has had a proud heritage of molding boys into men according to the criteria listed above. Our Scoutmaster Emeritus, George Lingefelt, say's "If you want boys to become leaders, you have to train them and then let them lead", and thus began our "boy-lead troop" mind set. Clay Limbaugh is our current Scoutmaster and passes these skills on. In fact, Scoutmaster Limbaugh is only our 7th Scoutmaster since 1963.

Since 1996, the Troop Sponsor has been 465 Alumni, Inc., dba Friends of Troop 465, a non-profit organization specifically enacted to support Troop 465 both financially and philosophically. Troop 465 has a permanent Scout Hut, on over 3 acres, thanks to the generosity and foresight of 465 Alumni, Inc.

Troop 465 is unique because of the tremendous support from our members and their families. If you would like more information about joining troop 465, please click here.

BSA Troop 465, 5742 East Cherokee Drive
Canton, GA 30115

Scoutmaster - Clay Limbaugh ,
scoutmaster@troop465.org

Committee Chair - David Canale,
cchair@troop465.org

For website suggestions, history site additions, pictures of troop events to upload, etc., please email: webmaster@troop465.org
Updated 02/12/18